Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Hou Yifan Wins 2nd Game, WWCC2010


Pix 1. WGM Ruan Lufei (facing camera) making her move in Round 6, 2nd Game vs GM Hou Yifan, Women’s World Chess Championship 2010 (WWCC2010), Turkey. (picture courtesy of

22 December 2010, Kuala Lumpur – In the second game of the round 6 of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2010 in Hatay, Turkey, GM Hou Yifan won in an endgame battle between rook and pawn vs rook (white).

As a result, GM Hou Yifan now leads 1.5-0.5 in a four game final round 6 to decide the new Women’s World Chess Champion 2010. According to World Chess Federation rankings, Yifan is No. 3 in the world with 2,591 points; Ruan is rated No. 21 with 2,480 points.



Pix 2. Black played 59…Rb3.

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